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ELI5 AvalancheJ Introduction
AvalancheJ is an experimental Java library for exploration and integration with the AVAX ecosystem.
Important - Please ReadStill in its initial development stages, AvalancheJ ...
Getting started with AVAX Toolbox
Clone both avalancheJ and avax-toolbox into the same parent directory.
cd to the avax-toolbox dir and run gradle build
You can find a list of AVAX Toolbox program...
Bitcoin Blockchain SQL Schema for MySQL
This SQL schema was created for Crypto.BI Toolbox.
The same, or similar, SQL schema can be used by anyone exploring Bitcoin with the help of a MySQL RDBMS. Although we didn't ...
ELI5 What is the Avalanche Protocol? [AVAX]
Avalanche is a next generation, post-Nakamoto consensus mechanism which was designed to incorporate the best features of previously existing protocols and add some of its own. Note: Avalanche is both the name of a consensus mechanism and the name of the DeFi platform that was built on top of it. Today, the term Avalanche refers […]
ELI5 How AVAX validation works [Avalanche Protocol]
According to the Avalanche AVAX token distribution policy, almost 50% of all AVAX in existence will go towards validator rewards (see chart at the top). Since the Avalanche protocol burns all fees, the only source of inflation in the AVAX ecosystem is the validation reward. This presents a great opportunity for those who join the […]
The 34 most profitable Proof of Stake (PoS) coins for 2021
In this article we take a look at several Proof of Stake (PoS) coins for investors building passive income streams. With the DeFi craze causing extremely high Ethereum fees, more and more investors look to PoS instead. Before You StartIf you’re not familiar with Proof of Work, Proof of Stake and cryptocurrency mining/staking, then please […]
ELI5: Blockchains explained in simple terms
A blockchain is a database formed by a sequence of entries called (you guessed it) blocks. Blockchains have a special characteristic by which any attempt to modify one of its entries would modify the entire chain. It is, therefore, an immutable data structure, which stores blocks in chronological order of insertion. This makes blockchain a […]
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Avalanche is both the name of a consensus mechanism and a DeFi platform developed by Ava Labs. AVAX is the native Avalanche cryptocurrency. Here you'll find articles related to Avalanche AVAX
AvalancheJ is an experimental Java library for the exploration of the Avalanche AVAX ecosystem
Ticker symbol for the Avalanche AVAX cryptocurrency.
AVAX Toolbox is a set of tools based on the AvalancheJ Java library. It demonstrates several functionalities in AvalancheJ, such as generating addresses, generating wallet mnemonic phrases and so on.
Java is an object-oriented programming language introduced in the mid 1990's. Borrowing its syntax from C and C++, its main objective was to simplify memory management and make C++ programming faster, more fun and secure. Today it's one of the most widely adopted programming languages.
SHA256 is an encryption routine which produces a unique and irreversible digest for a given message.